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Your visit to hearing services for ear mould impressions

A photograph of the audiology waiting room

Hello! Welcome to hearing services. Please sit or play in our waiting room. When it is your turn we will call your name from this door.


A photograph of the clinic room

You will be brought into one of our clinic rooms.


Illustration of nurse shining a torch into child's ear

We will tell you our names and explain what will happen as we go along. Then we will look in your ears with a special torch.


A photograph of the equipment used for ear mould impressions

Once all the equipment is out, we are ready to begin.

A photograph of the ear sponge equipment

First, we put a sponge in your ear. This might tickle a little bit.

A photograph of blue and white ear putty

Then we mix the blue and white putty.

A photograph of butty ready to be placed in ear

Next we squeeze the putty into your ear.

A photograph of a finished ear mould impression

This is how it will look. Ta-daaa!

A photograph of all the different ear mould colours to choose from

We have a choice of swim plug and hearing aid mould colours, glitters or pictures to choose from.

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Please note: this is a generic information sheet relating to care at Sheffield Children’s NHS FT. These details may not reflect treatment at other hospitals. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professionals’ instructions. If this resource relates to medicines, please read it alongside the medicine manufacturer’s patient information leaflet. If this information has been translated into another language from English, efforts have been made to maintain accuracy, but there may still be some translation errors. If you are unsure about any of the guidance in this resource or have specific questions about how it relates to your child, always ask your healthcare professional for further advice.

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An Easy Read guide to having ear mould impressions in hearing services


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